Jaipur, Feb 24 : Police here arrested several members of a religious order for allegedly attacking another group of the same order following a dispute over succession.
Several members of the Ramanand Sampradaya were arrested after they attacked supporters of the Avdesh group, police said. Both the groups are engaged in a dispute over succession to the Galta Peeth here after the death of the Ramodaracharya, they said.
Meanwhile, Avdesh Kumar, son of the Ramodaracharya, accused the state BJP government of "instigating" his contestants and theatened to go on a fast unto death.
The state government has appointed a retired Justice of the Rajasthan High Court as a receiver.